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Israeli Minister of Energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz Joins Shikun & Binui Group’s Naty Saidoff to Open Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station

– For the first time since being put into operation, Israeli Minister of energy Dr. Yuval Steinitz and Naty Saidoff, holder of the controlling interest in Shikun & Binui Group, have visited Ashalim Solar Thermal Power Station. The 121-megawatt plant, jointly established by Shikun & Binui, Noy Fund and Spanish engineering services provider TSK with […]

ENGIE acquires Mobisol and becomes market leader in the off-grid solar in Africa

Founded in 2011, the company employs over 500 people as well as approximately 1,200 contractors. ENGIE expands its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a pioneer of off-grid solar solutions. Mobisol has operations in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Kenya and has installed more than 150,000 solar home systems, providing clean and reliable […]

DEWA – Unilever Collab To Support In Reducing Carbon Footprint

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an agreement with Unilever to sell 20,757 of its International Renewable Energy Certificates (i-REC) to the company. The move emphasises DEWA’s commitment towards the environment and encouragement of clean energy use. The agreement, which was facilitated by Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), supports Unilever Middle […]

Solar-irrigated farms face an unexpected threat in Zimbabwe: hungry elephants

Cheap, clean power ran irrigation pumps that kept the community’s wheat, maize and vegetable fields a sea of green even as climate change-fueled droughts parched the surrounding landscape MASHABA: When one of Zimbabwe’s first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone village near the Botswana border in 2016, residents thought their problems were solved. […]